martes, agosto 24, 2021

Black hairy tongue: What causes it?

Black hairy tongue

The hairy black tongue is a benign, temporary, and rare disease, caused by a large accumulation of bacteria on the lingual papillae. The papillae hypertrophy, taking on a hairy appearance.

It is not completely known what causes hairy black tongue, but it is related to tobacco, poor oral hygiene, indiscriminate use of antibiotics, decreased immunity.

We share an interesting video about the causes and treatment of hairy black tongue, thanks to the Youtube channel: Fauquier ENT


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Souce: Youtube / Fauquier ENT